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Runny Paints: Modern Watercolor Portraits

July 20th, 2012
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Runny Paints: Modern Watercolor Portraits

Watercolor is one of the oldest and arguably greatest techniques of painting. A style that is becoming more and more popular. The upsurge in popularity is most assuredly owed, in no small part, to its versatility and simplicity, which give one an opportunity to experiment with the medium. Not only with materials on which the...

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The Evolution Of Mario

July 17th, 2012
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The Evolution Of Mario

There aren't many video game characters that are in the consciousness of the general public, however Mario certainly has made great strides in this area. It's rare to meet someone who has not heard of the Italian plumber named Mario, but those who don't play video games often may be unaware of his humble beginnings.

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Styles of Japan: A Showcase of Manga and Anime Illustration

July 6th, 2012
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Styles of Japan: A Showcase of Manga and Anime Illustration

Illustration is a field that is overflowing with imagination. From the various styles and mediums that illustrators have at their disposal, imagination seems to be about the only limit to their work. One area in particular that never seems to be lacking in imagination is the Japanese styles commonly known...

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Saul Bass: The Evolution of an Artist

July 2nd, 2012
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Saul Bass: The Evolution of an Artist

The film titles, the American graphic designer, Saul Bass designed between 1954 and 1995 not only helped bring graphic design to the attention of Hollywood, and to the forefront of the sixties art movements, but revolutionized the way we watch films. From being regarded as an annoying legality - the only way to...

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Life Beyond WordPress: Showcase of Blogging CMSs

June 27th, 2012
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Life Beyond WordPress: Showcase of Blogging CMSs

When it comes to content management systems and/or blogging platforms, we know that WordPress leads the race by a mile. Hardly any other CMS comes close to WordPress in terms of popularity and ease of usage. Yet, it is always useful to know your way around an extra CMS or two. Therefore,...

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Stunning Digital Space Art

June 20th, 2012
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Stunning Digital Space Art

Man's obsession with space goes back before records began, and the great unknown of the universe continues to inspire and baffle us today. Space offers artists a huge amount of inspiration to draw from, and space themed art often crosses over genres such as sci-fi, landscapes and fantasy.

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With Can in Hand: Collection of Free-Hand Graffiti Art

June 5th, 2012
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With Can in Hand: Collection of Free-Hand Graffiti Art

Graffiti art can be found all around us on the streets, on canvases, and walls the world over. At one time, this often breathtaking means of artistic expression was written off as vandalism and never seen as true art. Luckily for so many, the stigma surrounding free-hand graffiti art has begun...

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Origami, The Art of Designing and Manufacturing Masterpieces

May 31st, 2012
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Origami, The Art of Designing and Manufacturing Masterpieces

Nowadays there are so many forms of art, where it is really hard to distinguish real artistic value from kitsch. But when comes to a form of Japanese artistic expression, Origami, which is hundreds of years old we can be sure there’s no room for bad taste.

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Taste in Design: Collection of Inspired Cake Designs

May 23rd, 2012
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Taste in Design: Collection of Inspired Cake Designs

As we celebrate various life events, one tasty, sweet centerpiece that often makes an appearance is a cake. Over the years, cake designers have really taken their art to decadent and daring new heights. The artistic approaches to cake design have wrought some spectacular examples that not only spark your imagination, but...

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Analog Art: A Showcase of Fabulous Pencil Drawings

May 17th, 2012
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Analog Art: A Showcase of Fabulous Pencil Drawings

For most of us, one of the first tools we use for drawing pictures (beyond the crayons and finger paint of our early days) is a pencil. Be it a lead based or colored pencil, these analog artist tools are still a big staple among artists and designers alike. As designers many...